Miriam Kurtzig Freedman
Miriam Kurtzig Freedman
Chandler & Miller LLP, School Law Pro, SPEDCO (the Special Education Day Committee)
PO Box 960515
Boston, MA 02196
www.schoollawpro.com, www.specialeducationday.com

Miriam works with people who want better public schools and helps educators/officials to meet legal requirements and get back to the mission of educating ALL students. She is a co-founder of Special Education Day and SPEDCO, the Special Education Day Committee, to honor special education’s success and to spur reform. An attorney at the Boston law firm of Stoneman, Chandler and Miller LLP since 1988, Miriam is currently of counsel. She was a Massachusetts hearing officer for eight years and a public school teacher in California, New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts before that. Miriam received her law degree from New York University, masters from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and bachelor of arts from Barnard College (Columbia University). Since 2004, Miriam has been a visiting fellow at Stanford University in the winter. She is a member of the National Speakers Association (former board member of the New England chapter), the Massachusetts Bar Association, and a founding member of SPEDCO.